Every year, DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJ list is met with a new storm of controversy and public condemnation. This year was especially galling, as Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike won with the help of their notoriously aggressive marketing campaign. The duo hired representatives with iPads to urge Tomorrowland attendees to vote on the DJ Mag list, with the caveat that Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike were in the number one spot. With the DJ Mag list losing a sizable chunk of its rapidly withering credibility, other publications have taken up the mantle and made their own rogue lists. EDMTunes made its own list, with Eric Prydz finishing in first, followed by Above & Beyond and Claude VonStroke tied for second and Porter Robinson in third.

The newest DJ list comes from Reddit, which surveyed those in subreddits on EDM, trap and hardstyle. Just like EDMTunes, Reddit chose Eric Prydz as its number one DJ on the heels of his monstrous year. Porter Robinson came in second, representing an unbelievably refreshing variation from DJ Mag in the top two spots. The rest of the top 10 all placed high on DJ Mag’s list as well, with the notable exception of Madeon who was outrageously left off of DJ Mag’s list. This was a high point of Reddit’s list, as it featured many extremely talented producers DJ Mag shamefully neglected. This is a staggeringly impressive list featuring some of the best artists in the industry such as Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, Flume, Odesza, Claude VonStroke, ZHU and Griz. Other DJ Mag rejects that Reddit thankfully acknowledged include Jamie xx, Mat Zo, Seven Lions, A-Trak, Aphex Twin, Maceo Plex, Mr. Carmack, Zeds Dead, Tipper, Gesaffelstein, Infected Mushroom, Lane 8, Lido, Cashmere Cat and Mura Masa. It’s also worth noting that Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike finished 47th.

Reddit’s Top 100 DJs

  1. Eric Prydz
  2. Porter Robinson
  3. Martin Garrix
  4. Skrillex
  5. Hardwell
  6. Madeon
  7. Deadmau5
  8. KSHMR
  9. Diplo
  10. Armin Van Buuren
  11. Bassnectar
  12. Above & Beyond
  13. Dillon Francis
  14. Oliver Heldens
  15. Kaskade
  16. Zedd
  17. RL Grime
  18. Jack Ü
  19. Jamie xx
  20. Flume
  21. Galantis
  22. Odesza
  23. Tiësto
  24. Axwell /\ Ingrosso
  25. Andy C
  26. Kygo
  27. The Chainsmokers
  28. JAUZ
  29. Disclosure
  30. Mat Zo
  31. Carl Cox
  32. Avicii
  33. Jeremy Olander
  34. Tchami
  35. Knife Party
  36. Alesso
  37. GRiZ
  38. Vicetone
  39. Don Diablo
  40. Seven Lions
  41. ZHU
  42. Laidback Luke
  43. A-Trak
  44. NGHTMRE
  45. Maceo Plex
  46. DJ EZ
  47. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
  48. Calvin Harris
  49. Dixon
  50. Mr. Carmack
  51. Dyro
  52. Carnage
  53. Steve Angello
  54. Tipper
  55. Angerfist
  56. Zeds Dead
  57. Noisia
  58. Frontliner
  59. Gesaffelstein
  60. Infected Mushroom
  61. Noisecontrollers
  62. Dash Berlin
  63. Ben UFO
  64. Bryan Kearney
  65. W&W
  66. Major Lazer
  67. Aly & Fila
  68. Nero
  69. Tritonal
  70. Four Tet
  71. Markus Schulz
  72. Radical Redemption
  73. Ben Klock
  74. Brennan Heart
  75. Bonobo
  76. Snails
  77. Lane 8
  78. Nicolas Jaar
  79. Daft Punk
  80. Kill The Noise
  81. Claude Vonstroke
  82. Mura Masa
  83. Aphex Twin
  84. Cashmere Cat
  85. What So Not
  86. Arty
  87. Pretty Lights
  88. Lido
  89. Feed Me
  90. Ilan Bluestone
  91. Da Tweekaz
  92. Excision
  93. Jon Hopkins
  94. Darude
  95. 3LAU
  96. Zomboy
  97. Richie Hawtin
  98. DJ Khaled
  99. Tale Of Us
  100. Audiofreq

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